Creating Hope. Transforming Lives
Catholic Charities of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice. Catholic Charities of Onondaga County helps people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.
The Caseworker will assist homeless and/or housing vulnerable individuals find and maintain housing and access benefits/income. Interview clients with personal and family adjustments, individuals whose children may be placed in foster care, finances, employment, food, clothing, housing, and physical and mental impairments to determine nature and degree of problem. Secure information such as medical, psychological, and social factors contributing to client’s situation, and evaluate these and client’s capacities. Counsel clients individually, in family, or in other small groups regarding plans for meeting needs, and aid clients to mobilize inner capacities and environmental resources to improve social functioning. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and agency policies and procedures
Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related field required with three years experience working with adults or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Must posses a valid NYS driver’s license and reliable vehicle. Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License, registered and insured vehicle, N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance.
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer